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Cannabinoids and Cancer
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Cannabinoids and Cancer

Cannabinoids for Cancer Symptoms and Side Effects of Treatment The problem with the way we treat cancer is that conventional treatments harm the body while destroying cancer. The already weakened body takes a beating in order to get rid of the disease. A patient needs good nutrition, rest, and even exercise in order to tolerate...

CBD in California: A Legislative Limbo
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CBD in California: A Legislative Limbo

Ever since the 2014 Farm Bill, the interpretation of laws surrounding industrial hemp and hemp-derived CBD has had heads spinning. Depending on who’s doing the interpreting—the hemp industry, cannabis advocates, lawyers, Congress, the DEA, the FDA, and a whole sideshow of state regulatory agencies—the debate continues about whether non-psychoactive cannabinoids are legal. The venue seems...

The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of CBN
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The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of CBN

What’s So Special About Cannabinol (CBN)? The thing that makes cannabinol (CBN) stand out among the other 113 known cannabinoids is its strong sedative effects. But, it also has several additional benefits. Unlike other cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), it is not as abundant in the cannabis plant. Therefore, it hasn’t received...

Preventing Motion Sickness With Cannabinoids
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Preventing Motion Sickness With Cannabinoids

Most people have experienced nausea and vomiting at some point in their lives. Motion sickness can cause nausea. The good news, however, is that industrial hemp-derived cannabinoids have the potential to treat nausea. Full spectrum cannabidiol (CBD) also has some positive effects when fighting other symptoms associated with motion sickness. What Is Motion Sickness? Anyone...

Can Cannabinoids Help Maintain Healthy Stress Levels?
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Can Cannabinoids Help Maintain Healthy Stress Levels?

Monoamines are neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, epinephrine, and dopamine, that play vital roles in regulating anxiety and mood. However, the vast majority of conventional drug-based therapies that target these monoaminergic systems have a limited efficacy. Recently, there has been more research into the role of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and cannabinoids for maintaining healthy stress...

Can Cannabinoids Treat Anorexia?
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Can Cannabinoids Treat Anorexia?

It is common knowledge that ingesting cannabis can cause “the munchies.” A lot of research has been done on the effects of cannabis on cachexia (malnutrition) associated with HIV/AIDS and cancer. Not much research has been done on its effects on anorexia nervosa, specifically. But if hemp-derived cannabinoids can stimulate appetite and make eating pleasurable...

Cannabinoids & Sickle Cell Anemia
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Cannabinoids & Sickle Cell Anemia

While there is limited research on the effects of cannabinoids on sickle cell anemia, studies done so far have suggested that the compounds may possess the potential to help patients manage the pain that is associated with the disease. Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle cell anemia is a group of inherited blood cell disorders that causes...

CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH
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CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH

There’s Still So Much to Learn About Cannabinoids Of the 113 known phytocannabinoids found in the hemp plant, cannabicyclol (CBL) is one of the least known, least researched, but arguably most interesting. There seem to be a few reasons for its unexplored status.   First of all, while it is present in many varieties of...

CBD AND GLAUCOMA
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CBD AND GLAUCOMA

For longer than marijuana has been prohibited, cannabis has been used to treat many diseases and conditions. Since prohibition in the 1930s and the racist propaganda of the Reefer Madness film, cannabis has been mostly thought of as an illicit recreational drug. But the discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the 1990s has driven...

EFFECT OF CANNABINOIDS ON ROSACEA
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EFFECT OF CANNABINOIDS ON ROSACEA

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin condition that is commonly misdiagnosed as acne. It is very common and typically occurs on the facial skin. Some studies have indicated that at least 16 million Americans are affected by this skin disorder but are unaware of it. Rosacea causes a reddish coloration on the patient’s face....